Comprehensive healthcare services since 1982
We take great pride in our commitment to total patient care, professionalism, and respect, provided throughout the rehabilitation process, helping us restore, as fully as possible, the skills, confidence, and independence our patients need to return to a quality, satisfying life. We have helped thousands of patients return home after an injury or illness, which is illustrated by our superior clinical outcomes.
Here at Westborough, our 40-bed LTACH unit provides a hospital level of care that includes complex medical treatments and procedures for patients who are acutely ill and require a longer length of stay.
Our 25-bed IRF unit is able to manage patients who require a hospital level of care and a more intense level of rehabilitation, which consists of 3 hours of combined therapy per day, up to 7 days per week.
Our Inpatient Services
- TBI Program
- Stroke/CVA Program
- Amputation/Prosthetic/Orthotic Fitting
- AlterG Bionic Leg
- Pulmonary Education, Ventilator Management and Weaning, Tracheostomy Care and Weaning*
- CPAP and BIPAP Management*A Respiratory Therapist is on-site 24 hours per day
- Advanced Wound Care Management
- Whittier Way
- Whittier Aquatic
- Pain Management
- Therapeutic Recreation
- Animal Facilitated Therapy
- In-House Hemodialysis
- PCA Pumps
- Heparin Drip
- IV Antibiotics/IV Steroids
- Ostomy Care
- Post surgical drainage tubes
- Enteral Nutrition
Inpatient Stroke Program – IRF
Throughout the comprehensive stroke program, Whittier will partner with our community, local healthcare providers, area hospitals, and insurers to provide a high-quality program for stroke survivors to maximize recovery.
To enhance the lives of people who have experienced a stroke through our culture of hope and compassion. We will lead the community in providing superior stroke rehabilitation.
Patients have improved in their 6 minute walk from admit to discharge
Patients have lowered their BP below the AHA target of 140/90 by discharge
Patients working pre-stroke were able to return to work post discharge
Patients driving pre-stroke able to return to driving
Choose Whittier outpatient for your one to one therapy, our specialty clinics, and our aquatics program. Whether you are referred to us from your primary care physician, our inpatient rehab hospital, or home health agency, the outpatient center at Whittier can assist you with your therapy or medical needs.
OUR OUTPATIENT SERVICES
- Aquatic Therapy
- Audiology Services
- Botox Spasticity Injections
- Modified Barium Swallow Studies
- Neuropsychology Services
- Occupational Therapy
- Pediatric Rehabilitation
- Physical Therapy
- Speech and Language Pathology
- Stroke Rehabilitation Program
- X-ray/Radiology Services
Conditions Commonly Treated
- Back Pain
- Cardiac Event Recovery
- Neurological Conditions
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Stroke Recovery
- Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Cerebral Palsy
- Cognitive Impairments
- Orthopedic / Sports Medicine Injuries
- Overuse Injuries
- Surgical Recovery
Specialized Outpatient Clinics
- Back/Spine Clinic
- LSVT Big and Loud Parkinson’s Program
- Orthotics and Prosthetics Clinic
- Seating and Positioning Clinic
Our Outpatient Programs
- Neuro Day Rehabilitation Program
- Auditory Program
- Joint Commission Certified Outpatient Stroke Program
- Wound Care Program
Specialty Care Designed for Medically Complex Patients
Our patients (elderly, disabled or acute cases of any age) are admitted following treatment in the traditional acute care hospital when they no longer require intensive diagnostic procedures. The care provided is more individualized and resource-intensive than what is provided in a sub-acute or skilled nursing facility.
Individualized Care Plans
Specialized Therapist Teams
Day to Day Function Re-Training
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough Patient Testimonial Thank You! Dear Mr. Arcidi: I am writing to commend you on your wonderful facility here in Westborough and to thank your staff for the treatment given to my father. While visiting at our home, he fell...
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough Patient Testimonial Thank You! Dear Ms. Roman: I was recently a patient at Whittier, and wanted to give you some feedback. I don’t think I could have had better treatment anywhere. Staff, from clinical through to...
Disinfecting & cleaning were constant and established the feeling that the constant protection would assure a quick and uncomplicated recovery
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough Patient Testimonial Thank You! To Rebecca Roman, MSPT, Administrator at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital: Dear Ms. Roman, I am going home tomorrow and well on my way to recovery thanks to you and your staff at Whittier....
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough Patient Testimonial Thank You! Dear Rebecca, Enclosed is your survey, however I wanted to add just a little note of thanks to all the Wonderful Nurses who took wonderful care of me while I was a patient at Whittier. All of...
Westborough Rehabilitation Hospital Transitional Care Unit (TCU)Thank You! Dear TCU staff: I would like to “Thank You” for the wonderful care I received in the TCU. My recovery is right on point. Walking without a limp and very little pain. The care I received during...
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Westborough is run by Administrator Rebecca Roman, Medical Director Dr. John Turchetta, and Director of Nursing Services Edward Olbris.
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News + Updates
Whittier Rehabilition Hospital-Westborough is currently undergoing a total renovation with major upgrades and/or additions being made to various areas throughout the hospital: the Aquatic Therapy Department, Pediatric Therapy, Gym and Treatment area for our new...
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Westborough underwent a total renovation this spring and summer. Major upgrades and/or additions were made to various areas throughout the hospital: • Total renovation and upgrades to the Aquatic Therapy Department (upgrades to pool...
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital offers the only comprehensive neuro-focused day rehab facility in the Metrowest area
We are now offering admission to our Neuro Day Rehab Program, an intensive stroke and brain injury recovery program that offers physical, occupational and speech/language therapy, as well as regular visits with a Nurse Practitioner focused on care coordination,...
Christopher J. Bersani, Psy.D., ABPP - on the medical staff at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital in Westborough, MA - completed his second IRONMAN competition October 22 in North Carolina and finished 4th for his age group. The Iron Man is a legitimate world class...
Whittier Westborough Transitional Care Unit receives a top rating in the US News & World Report’s 2016-2017 Best Nursing Homes Report! This year, those topping the list with at least 4.5 out of a 5 ratings are: Beaumont Rehabilitation & Skilled...
Courtesy of the Community Advocate | Westborough – A delegation from Belarus visited Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital in Westborough April 14. The group, made up of 10 professionals in the field of therapeutic rehabilitation, took a tour of the facility and spoke with...
Directions to Westborough Rehabilitation Hospital
From Route 495 Exit 59B: Exit Route 9 West to Computer/Research Drive. Turn left onto Computer Drive and follow straight through the lights, drive 1.5 miles past the Residence Inn.*
From Route 9 Worcester: After Route 30 exit right onto Computer/Research Drive, and turn right off the ramp. Drive to the lights and turn left onto New Flanders Road, drive 1.5 miles past the Residence Inn. The road becomes Flanders Road after Westborough Office Park. Follow Flanders Road to the hospital on the left just before the Route 495 overpass. Directions
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